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Highlanders add three more to 2019 Super Rugby squad

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ranfurly Shield holders Otago will supply two more players to the Highlanders for 2020 and a third will commit for three years from 2021.       Otago players Michael Collins and Sione...

Five Tier 2 players to watch at the Rugby World Cup - Pool C

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We continue to look at some of the Tier Two players to keep an eye on during the Rugby World Cup in Japan.       If case you missed the two previous articles see our picks from Pool...

Ken Owens named Scarlets captain for 2019-20 season

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ken Owens has been appointed Scarlets captain for a record sixth successive campaign.     The 32-year-old hooker, an integral member of Wales’ Rugby World Cup squad, has made 243 appearances...

Alun Wyn Jones and Justin Tipuric return for Wales' final World Cup warm up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have named their side for their final preparation match ahead of the RWC with captain Alun Wyn Jones returning to the starting line-up for the clash in Dublin against Ireland.   He will pack...

Wilson captains Scotland for the first time against Georgia

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ryan Wilson will captain Scotland for the first time in the national team’s final Summer Test match against Georgia.     Scotland opened a fortnight of firsts last weekend in Tbilisi...

Hill and Patchell make Wales' Rugby World Cup squad, but Evans and Lee miss out

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales coach Warren Gatland has named Rhys Patchell and the injured Cory Hill in his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup, but Rob Evans and Samson Lee have missed out.   Doubt over Hill's place...

Uncapped Welsh duo handed starting debuts against Ireland

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have named two uncapped players in their side to face Ireland in Cardiff on Saturday with prop Rhys Carre and wing Owen Lane both set to make their international debuts.   Carre and Lane,...

Saracens begin their Champions Cup defence in Paris

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending Champions Cup champions Saracens will begin their defence against Racing 92 at Paris La Défense Arena on Sunday, 17 November.   The Pool 4 confrontation is only one of a host of...

Scotland make 14 changes to France at Murrayfield

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach, Gregor Townsend has shuffled his team to face France this weekend with full-back Stuart Hogg is the only player to be reselected in the starting Scotland side that lost 32-3 last...

Three Changes to Wales Starting XV to Face England

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has made three changes to his side to face England in Cardiff on Saturday with Jake Ball, James Davies and Dan Biggar coming into the starting XV.   Ball comes into the second...